Smartphone-Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Portland

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Our smartphone-guided tour brings the facts and stories behind Portland to life because we've taken the same stops and sights we share with our friends and families when they come to town and created an interactive web-based tour for you! Read the stories behind the city, answer questions to reveal fun facts, and experience what makes Downtown Portland incredible! Purchase your tour and then navigate to our website to enter your access code and launch the tour. You can either start immediately or create an account and come back when you are ready to explore. Please note that you and your group read the tour aloud - there is no audio functionality at this time.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Wandering Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pioneer Courthouse

We start our tour in the heart of Portland at this landmark from another age when Oregon was less colonized and this city was merely an outpost of the fledgling United States.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Pioneer Courthouse Square

Step across the street and explore Pioneer Square - one of the hearts of the cultural scene in Portland and only created because of a pair of boots.

Duration: 5 minutes

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Learn about the rich history of outdoorsmanship in Portland and an immigrant success story of entrepreneurship, innovation, and local passion.

Duration: 5 minutes

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We love local crafts, and these folks are no exception - learn about the history of the arts and crafts movement in Portland and the rich community of local craftspeople and artists in this city, whether hats, ceramics, or photography.

Duration: 5 minutes

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While you cannot enter this secretive organization, know that the power brokers of Portland are well and alive in the Arlington Club - we'll tell you the stories of some of the most astonishing.

Duration: 5 minutes

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Most pioneer cities are made of involved and contributing citizens who form the fabric of early Portland - Shemanski was one of those and this gift to the city in the heart of the park and this shady grove is a respite from the hustle of the city.

Duration: 4 minutes

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Robberies, intrigue, and ghosts - all classic stories for an old theater - this one is full of all with Wild West robberies and impressive renovations to restore the theater to its former glory.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Portlandia

No, this is not the TV show - though it is the inspiration for the name! A controversial architectural style and three-story sculpture that rivals the Statue of Liberty highlight the quirkiness of Portland.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Salmon Street Springs

Welcome to the river that created Portland - the Willamette. This fountain honors that history and the role that water played in the founding of the city with a rich tradition of seafaring.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mill Ends Park

The smallest park in the world - Guinness Records approved. Mill Ends has a fun story about how this park came to be and what the future holds.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Morrison Bridge

Portland has many nicknames - one is the City of Bridges - in part due to the role the river plays in connected the two sides of this city and the city to the river to the sea - as such, they've pioneered many new technologies that make our modern cities work, this bridge included.

Duration: 5 minutes
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